Nicholas Blixt

  • TROUT Magazine

    Pandemic gold rush

    A backcountry trek in the Sierra to catch Goldens.

    Don From Bakersfield has a thing for coyotes. You can tell by the way he speaks about them, his eyes firing and his voice low. “So I see him crouched on the ground, just down in the meadow right over there, licking his lips. And then I saw the marmots.” We’re at 11,000 feet in…